Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions: First Quarter 2011
January 1 - March 31
Karner Blue Butterfly Habitat
Location: Town of Northumberland, Saratoga County
Size: 4.821 acres
ID: WH Saratoga 51.02
Notes: Located off Colebrook Road, approx. 1.7 miles east of Ballard Corners.
Saratoga Sand Plains Wildlife Management Area
Addition to the Long Path/Mt. Hayden State Forest
Location: Town of Durham, Greene County
Size: 205.19 acres
ID: TR Greene 161.13
Notes: Located off Lakeview Road, 0.9 mile northeast of Lake Heloise and east of the Mt. Pisgah State Forest.
Please see the link for the NYNJ Trail Conference in the right column for more information on the Long Path which extends 347 miles from Fort Lee Historical Park in New Jersey to NY Route 146 in Altamont, near Albany. The Long Path is a thread connecting many of New York's parks, preserves, and state forest lands.
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Addition to Catskill Forest Preserve
Location: Town of Neversink, Sullivan County
Size: 231.86 acres
ID: CFP Sullivan 131
Notes: Located off Claryville Road. Includes 0.84 equivalent miles of the Neversink River.
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Catskill Forest Preserve
Hudson River Estuary
Location: Town of Catskill, Greene County
Size: 72.12 acres
ID: SLP Greene 162.13
Notes: This island is known as Seward's Island or Round Island and is located in the Hudson River south of Green Point.
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Sandy Creek Wetland
Location: Town of Hamlin, Monroe County
Size: 8.9 acres
ID: TOJ Monroe 34
Notes: Located near Sandy Harbor Beach, off Lake Ontario State Parkway and Westphal Road.
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Hunt's Pond State Forest
Location: Town of New Berlin, Chenango County
Size: 235.63 acres
ID: TOJ Chenango 11.01
Notes: Located off Hunt's Pond Road, this addition to Hunt's Pond State Forest was formerly managed by OPRHP as Hunt's Pond State Park.